Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Griffin Is Back to Face Rhinos

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Griffin Is Back to Face Rhinos

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GEORGE Griffin returns to the Salford squad as they travel to Headingley for today's clash with Leeds Rhinos.

The forward's only action this season so far has been in the opening day defeat to Wigan Warriors and the loss to Castleford last month, but he is recalled by Ian Watson as the Red Devils coach looks to shuffle his decks.

Following the Good Friday victory over Catalans, Watson admitted he would have decisions to make on the fitness of a number of his players, with illness in camp and the short turnaround testing the limitations of what is a small Salford squad.

In the end, however, Jake Bibby - a try scorer against the Dragons - is the only omission.

With Bibby out, Derrell Olpherts is in line to make only his second Betfred Super League appearance and there is no place in the squad for Jake Shorrocks, who arrived on loan from Wigan Warriors late last week. …

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